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Brett Wilkins

Brett Wilkins

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Brett Wilkins is staff writer for Common Dreams.

 
 

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Israeli Police Used Pegasus Spyware Against Own Citizens: Report

"Give authorities secret, unaccountable hacking powers, and abuse is only a matter of time."

Brett Wilkins ·


Half of Mail-In Ballot Requests Rejected in Key Texas County

Democracy defenders contend that Texas' newly enacted restrictions on mail-in ballots are part of a nationwide pattern of Republican efforts to disenfranchise minority voters.

Brett Wilkins ·


Activist Pressure Pauses Newark Fracked Gas Project

Environmental justice campaigner Maria Lopez-Nuñez stressed the need find an alternative to the proposed power plant that "does not hurt the lungs of our children and in no way contributes to climate change."

Brett Wilkins ·


Manchin Joins Sinema in Destroying Democratic Hopes to Pass Voting Rights

"We're old enough to remember a whole month ago when both Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin voted to make an exception to the filibuster for the debt ceiling," Public Citizen sardonically noted.

Brett Wilkins ·


After Navient Forgives $1.7B, Progressives Say Cancel All Student Debt

"With one stroke of the pen, President Biden could #CancelStudentDebt for tens of millions and show the American people that the government is on their side."

Brett Wilkins ·


200 Inmates Hunger Strike Over 'Inhumane' Rikers Island

"It just keeps getting worse and worse," said one inmate at the notorious New York City jail. "I don't wish this upon nobody."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Victory': Ohio Supreme Court Strikes Down GOP Partisan Gerrymandering

"This decision sends a clear message: District maps are not to be manipulated for political gain."

Brett Wilkins ·


Florida GOP Bill Proposes 'Cruel and Dangerous' 15-Week Abortion Ban

A new bill introduced Tuesday—which allows no exceptions in cases of incest or rape—"would eliminate any bodily autonomy for many women," warned one Democratic state senator.

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